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Facing End of Life with Psychedelics
Enjoy this never before seen video, featuring footage we couldn’t fit into the final film of Fantastic Fungi. This short film is yours free with the Global Summit and as part of the Premium Access “Voices from the Underground.” In this short film you’ll look at the reality of end of life care and how beneficial psilocybin can be to ease people’s fear and suffering. Judy would normally have been a skeptic to this kind of therapy, but due to the rigorous organization and science going into the therapeutic studies, she was presented an opportunity she couldn’t refuse. You’ll be moved by how powerful this can be for loved ones. It is information you definitely should know about and be able to show loved ones now and in the future.
Dr. Maya Shetreat
Neurologist & Author
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Dr Maya Shetreat, a neurologist, author, and director of the Terrain Institute. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about transformational, earth-based healing. We look at fungi, soil, and the indigenous use of mushrooms. Her story starts from her son’s sickness that transformed how she practiced medicine. It led her to South America and catapulted her out of normal life, never to return. We’ll learn about the forgotten language that all beings speak and then how to learn to listen and be in relationship with that. She shares the message that the sacred plants are saying. The talk further explores the necessity of CHALLENGE in our life and how this relates to a diverse microbiome both in our bodies and soil. She is a fascinating mix of western and native thought.
Anthropologist and Shaman
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Alberto Villoldo, an anthropologist and shaman. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about western medicine vs shamanic medicine. We look at moving from an informational society to a wisdom based society. We realize that every cell works for the whole being, and that anytime an individual is more important than the village, there is a problem. How can we use ancient wisdom and plant wisdom to wake up, grow up, and embody the wisdom to show up. We become the new solution as we dream a new reality into being. Then, Alberto gives us three important steps/tips to remembering our dreams. And finishes with the indigenous prophecies on HOW TO GROW A NEW BODY.
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Anthony Bossis Ph.D, a clinical psychologist and clinical assistant professor at NYU School of Medicine. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about his research into Palliative care (End of Life), his psilocybin cancer anxiety study and psilocybin religious leaders study. Yes, all this is being studied and researched! He goes into the history of psychedelics, the first wave of research on alcoholism and psychedelics, how Cary Grant used LSD, and mushrooms can really change our relationship to suffering in general and especially around death. This is not just a daily fix, its a long lasting effect and there is a self-healing mechanism which is part of human consciousness. As a bonus, we also hear about our host Louie’s near death experience…
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Rolland Griffiths Ph.d, who is a professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Jon Hopkins University School of Medicine. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about his amazing results with the following issues: ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, CIGARETTE ADDICTION. As someone truly interested in psilocybin being part of medicine and society, he speaks deeply on the need to temper the growth of this emergent medicine in combination with the cultural structures that can hold and “handle” it. We want to avoid the backlash we saw in the 60’s. He goes into Fungi being the key to the survival of our species and used for the average persons MENTAL HEALTH. Later in the talk we go into near death experiences… its a fascinating discussion with a top scientist.
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Paul Austin, microdosing coach and a pioneer in the responsible use of psychedelics for healing, leadership and transformation. He’s been featured on the BBC, Forbes, and Rolling Stone. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about how psilocybin is non addictive, serotonin vs dopamine, getting to root causes of mental issues, and how important it is to have a guide through our micro or macro dose journeys. We look at who can really benefit from microdosing. We look at contentment and FOMO relief. And we dive into the future of this field in the next 5 years. He sees a vision in the next 15 years that includes 1000’s of centers for healing that are built around mushrooms. He even dives into Bitcoin and how it all relates to fungi. It’s a must see interview.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, UCLA
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Charles Grob, Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science UCLA. For decades, Charle’s has been researching MDMA, ayahuasca, and psilocybin for anxiety, PTSD, depression, addiction and more. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about the first formal textbook on psychedelics, his early difficulties and obstacles in research in the 70’s, the resurrection of medical research and the uniqueness of psilocybin’s value for palliative care. He shows us a vision for the future of psychedelic treatment models that could totally move us and the space forward and how we can integrate safety and ethical practices to really launch these treatments into the mainstream.
Founding Board Member of Global Wellness Institute
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Anna Bjusrstram, Founding Board Member of Global Wellness Institute. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about her expertise in wellness retreats that maximize combining modalities and therapies. We dive into the idea of true beauty and uncovering that through the process of CURIOSITY and PURPOSE. She reveals these key devices while also diving into how to release the imprints from our field. Have you realized that memory is not actually stored in the brain, but in the field? We talk about gratitude before sleep and having space in life for NOTHING, what a concept! She also piggy backs on fellow Summit expert Alberto Villoldo in this idea of growing a new body. Lastly you’ll want to hear about the miracle in Hamburg and its relation to biogeometry.
Head of Psychedelic Research, Imperial College of London
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Robin Carhart-Harris, Head of Psychedelic Research at Imperial College of London. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about how he has designed a number of fascinating brain imaging studies to track the effects of psilocybin, LSD, and DMT. Yes, brain imaging! He’s also probing the brain for nothing less than the ESSENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS. In this talk we consider the ancient evolution of the brain, how psilocybin can heal depression and help us adapt to the struggles of the world. Learn how philanthropic research has moved this cutting edge research forward to what we are seeing in the current mushroom boom.
Director of M.A.P.S.
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Rick Doblin, director and founder of M.A.P.S (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies). In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we dive into a fascinating account of his 40 plus year journey working with psychedelics and how the life lessons his parents instilled in him about activism and Jewish faith have inspired his outlook on life. He recounts his experiences with legendary researcher Stan Grof, his work with the United Nations for psychedelic research, and meetings with luminaries to guide his activism. He’ll give you the inside scoop on the formation of his nonprofit MAPS, which is a leader in psychedelic research and known for incredibly successful clinical trails with MDMA.
Dr. Daniel Kelly
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Dr. Daniel Kelly, a board certified neurosurgeon and one of the founders of the Pacific NeuroScience Institute. He is a professor of Neurosurgery and considered one of the top in his field. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about the astounding neurological clinical trials happening at Pacific. You’ll learn how many tumor related issues we see yearly and the 60+ million people with mental health issues. For this reason we dive deep with Daniel on psychedelic plants, the science of spirituality, what the “default network” is, how we are setting standards for Set and Setting for therapy. It is truly an amazing time to be a neuroscientist!
Author & Researcher
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Bob Jesse, Author and Researcher on the psilocybin team at Johns Hopkins University. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about the psychedelic renaissance and how he was instrumental in forming the psilocybin research team at Johns Hopkins. Hear the details about how religious freedom laws, passed by supreme court, have allowed for psychedelics to be used in ceremonies. Then, a deep look at how all governmental laws on this topic have changed throughout the years. With clinicians revealing the benefits in clinical studies, we’ve been lead toward a potential path of legalization.
Professor of Psychiatry
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Stephen Ross, Professor of Psychiatry and director of NYU Langone Center of Excellence for Addiction. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about the findings for using magic mushrooms component, psilocybin, for relief of anxiety in cancer patients and for depression in general. ALCOHOLISM, DEPRESSION, STRESS FROM CANCER, he’s looking to treat it all with psychedelics. Patients report a deeply spiritual and transformative experience. He’s even using this therapy to help patients deal with the fear of death. If done cautiously, he believes the usage of psychedelics can continue well into the future.
Philanthropist & Advocate for Psychedelic Medicine
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Dick Simon, Philanthropist and Advocate of Psychedelic Medicine. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about his work to SHIFT PUBLIC PERSPECTIVE and reduce the stigmatization related to the use of psychedelics for Mental Health. Learn how you get people together to change the conversation over an illegal drug. It’s a fascinating look at culture, media, and politics all combined. Dick provides us this unique view how those for or against psychedelics can work together. Hear about the cutting edge research happening at the major universities and then finish up the conversation as he and Louie talk Covid and the mental health repercussions we are having now and well into the future. What will psilocybin look like and be used for in 5 to 10 years? Hear Dick Simon’s thoughts on this too.
Dr. Dingle Spence
Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Dr. Dingle Spence, Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we talk about how the most important part of palliative care (end of life care) is to ease suffering. Plus find out why mushrooms are legal in Jamaica and what the future holds for Jamaica, psilocybin, and keeping the authenticity of the mushroom journey rather than letting things get too “clinical.” Dr. Dingle Spence also shares her views on palliative care being a mental, emotional, and holistic practice that can be delivered by non doctors, like they do in India. Watch the full talk to hear why everyone at the World Health Assembly, 194 countries in attendance, voted yes for palliative care to be strengthened.
CEO, Kapoose Creek Wellness
Enjoy this excerpt from our conversation with Peter Crooks, CEO of Kapoose Creek Wellness and recovering scientist. In the full length video (Available in your Premium Access “Voices from the Underground”) we dig deep into the production of organic psilocybin on a large scale, what led Peter on this journey to becoming the perfect fit for Kapoose Creek, and we even dive into a miraculous healing modality that saved Peter’s quality of life and a truly astounding way. Peter is science meets sensibility and you’ll love diving deep into the mind of an expert on the forefront of organic (not synthetic) psilocybin production.
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